The Capital city of India has a horde of places to visit in Old Delhi. Otherwise called ‘Purani Dilli’, this fence around Delhi infolds a number of historical and heritage places that fascinates tourists from around the sphere. Apart from these, you will find busy looking people, religious personalities and many clusters of friends scattered around Old Delhi.
The land that was once called Shahjanabad after Shah Jahan is a mumbo-jumbo of flamboyant temples, opulent culture, street food, shopping avenues and jammed areas hosting countless many people! It has never failed to impress any visitor or world-class tourists with its cherished past. The saga of these times gone by is articulated by the dint of the art and archaeology in all these tourist places in Old Delhi.
You will be picked up from your Hotel/Airport. Recommended time of pick up is 8.00 am to 9.00 am. Subsequently, you will meet our well trained and experienced tour guide who is well aware of all the places in the City.
Explore the bustling streets on foot and, rickshaw ride leading your way to Khari Baoli. It is a street in Old Delhi as Asia's largest wholesale spice market selling all kinds of spices, nuts, herbs and food products like rice and tea. We will also enjoy rickshaw ride through Chandani Chowk, one of the oldest shopping streets of Delhi. Chandani Chowk is the perfect blend of history, culture and vivacity of the city.
Shah Jahan’s last architectural extravagance, the Jama Masjid towers over Old Delhi and is India’s largest mosque. Jama Masjid rivals the grandeur of the neighbouringneighboring Red Fort in its scale and beauty. The aesthetic use of white marble and red sandstone, it is easily one of the prettiest Mughal-era mosques in India. The whole structure exudes peace and Theharmony. The south minaret evidences the swarms of pigeons, in contrast to the chaotic yet colorful commercial street of Old Delhi.
This is the first Garden Tomb in Asia and is a UNESCO World Heritage site too.After a century from its construction Humayun’s Tomb inspired the construction of the more famous Taj Mahal. This spellbinding mausoleum is the first example of Mughal architecture in India with small water channels and fountains. The interspersing of red sandstone and white marble in its arched facades is the striking feature of this mausoleum that from a distance seems to hover mid air.
Lotus Temple is a notable architectural marvel famous for its unique lotus structure. It is the last of seven Major Bahai's temples built around the world. The temple has won several awards and recognitions for its style of building, the concept of religion and the beauty. It is one of the most visited monuments in the World, looks spectacular at dusk when it is flood lit.
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Among the many historical monuments and archeological remains in Delhi, the most notable, both in antiquity and arresting design, is the Qutub Complex. The red sandstone tower is not only one of the finest monuments in India, but also in the world. This is the first mosque that was built in the country. This monument in India is one of the highest Minar in India and considered as the earliest Islamic monument in India.
Rashtrapati Bhavan previously known as "Viceroy's House" is the official home of the President of India located at the Western end of Rajpath in New Delhi, India. Rashtrapati Bhavan may refer to only the 340-room main building that has the president's official residence, including reception halls, guest rooms and offices, also called the mansion.
India Gate is a war memorial, which was initially named as the All India War Memorial. This structure is situated in Rajpath region of New Delhi. This structure, called India Gate is counted among the largest war memorials in India.
- Pickup from Airport/Hotel in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida in the morning.
- Transportation to/from site locations.
- Good English-speaking licensed guide, certified by Ministry of Tourism (Private Guided Tour).
- Air-Conditioned Car.
- Packaged Mineral Water.
- All Parking, Toll Tax, Road Tax, Driver, Vehicle and Fuel Expenses.
- All applicable taxes.
- Monument Fees, Camera Fees and Rickshaw Ride Fees
- Lunch or any other meal.
- Any Gratuities Forfor Guide & Driver